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Applications are now being accepted through May 17, 2021 for the July 2021 semester.

Prerequisites

Candidates applying for admission are required to complete nine specific prerequisite college credit courses (28 credit hours) listed below prior to admission with a grade of C or better. The overall grade point average (GPA) for the prerequisite courses must be 2.7 or better.

  • College Algebra (3 credit hours)
  • Developmental Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • English Composition (3 credit hours)
  • General Chemistry (3 credit hours)
  • General Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3 credit hours)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II (3 credit hours)
  • Nutrition (3 credit hours)
  • Microbiology and Laboratory (4 credit hours)

The required college credit courses are part of the program of study and must be completed at an approved university.

How to Apply

Before completing the online application form ($50 application fee), you must print and complete the documents below. You can upload scanned copies of your documents on your online application form, or you can mail them to the following address:

Baton Rouge General School of Nursing
Attn: Admissions
3616 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Please print and complete the following documents:

Other required documents:

  • Official high school transcript or GED test scores
  • Official transcripts of all previous college education (Must be sent directly from the college(s) to the School of Nursing.)
  • ATI TEAS exam (v. 6) test scores and dates - For more information for preparing for the TEAS exam, click here.

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Baton Rouge General’s School of Nursing’s Admission and Selections Committee reviews all submitted applications. Applicants who are selected for admission will be notified by email.

Upon acceptance, you will be required to submit the following:

  • Non-refundable administrative fee of $50 by deadline stated in acceptance letter
  • Two passport photographs
  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) requirements:
    • Application for Approval to Enroll in Clinical Nursing Courses of the LSBN
    • Required documents noted on application
    • Two completed fingerprint cards
    • Authorization For Criminal Background Check
    • Non-refundable fees
  • Current medical history and physical (Must be completed by your primary care provider)
  • Proof of CDC recommended immunizations and titers for healthcare providers
  • Drug test screening (Must be performed by Baton Rouge General. Scheduling information will be provided upon acceptance.)

LPN Mobility - Advanced Placement Program

Baton Rouge General's School of Nursing offers a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Mobility - Advance Placement Program.

For more information, click here.

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